Opava Land Archives, Czech Republic

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Opava Land Archives

Zemský archiv v Opavě
Sněmovní 1, 746 22 Opava
Czech Republic

Tel.: +420 553 60 72 40 Fax: +420 553 60 72 47 Tel.: +420 553 60 72 40
Fax: +420 553 60 72 47
E-mail: podatelna@zao.archives.cz
Website: http://www.archives.cz/zao/index.php
Digital Archive: http://vademecum.archives.cz


Map

Church Records

Instructions

Also Online

Civil Registration

A few records are online from the Hlučín area:

Writing for Civil Registration and Church Records

If you need civil registration records, you will usually need to write for them, because they are recent enough to fall within privacy restrictions. You might also need church records which are not yet online because of privacy. Records too private to be posted online yet are still available to close family members for genealogical purposes. Instructions for writing are found in the article Czech Republic Letter Writing Guide. Here you will find a form letter for requesting records. More complicated requests can be written in English. You will also find information on the process for paying for the certificates.

Census Records

Land Records

Seignorial Records

School Registers

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Opava Land Archives and Roman Catholic Church